Delsie R. Jones, 73, of Flatwoods, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
Mrs. Jones was born Sept. 10, 1942, to the late Virgil and Hazel Fitzpatrick-Spears in Pike County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles "Lee" Spears.
Delsie was a member of the First Church of The Nazarene in Flatwoods and was a retired beautician. She enjoyed painting, quilting and working on her arts and crafts. She was always full of love and referred to herself as the Matriarch of the Jones family.
Surviving is the love of her life and husband, Alonzo Jones; children Alec (Paula) Jones, Adam (Beth) Jones and Valerie Jones; grandchildren Tawny Jones, Chelsea (Carl) Moss, Steven Jones, Kevin Large, Travis Large, Tommy (Gia) Jones, Trinity Jones and Felix Jones; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Laura Collins and Desie Sweeney; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Burial services followed in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be left at carmanfuneral.com.
Robert Eugene Boyles, 56, of Maloneton, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his family Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2016, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Mr. Boyles was born April 24, 1960, in Ashland, a son of Wilburn E. and Helen Wilson Boyles.
He was a lifelong resident of Greenup County. He was a 1978 Greenup County High School graduate and during his high school years he was active in Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4H. He was a conductor with CSX for 37 years. Robert enjoyed sports and fishing and was an avid gardener and farmer.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Kelly Scaggs Boyles; a son, John Luke Boyles of Osage Beach, Mo.; a daughter, Mary Beth Boyles of Maloneton; a brother, Duane Boyles of Greenup; several nieces and nephews; and a close friend, David Shuff
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup.
Dr. Tim Jayne will officiated. Burial followed in Scaggs Cemetery in Greenup.
Condolences may be left at rlrfuneralhome.com.
Burnice Roy "Burnie" Gehringer, 71, of Raceland, went to be with the Lord Monday, Aug. 15, 2106, in Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
Mr. Gehringer was born June 15, 1945, in Ashland, a son of the late John Henry and Hazel Meek Gehringer. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny, Bill and Frank Gehringer.
He was the owner of Burnie's Consignment in Raceland, a member of the Little Sandy Baptist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran. Burnie loved to be outdoors hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his loving wife of 49 years, Karen Barnette Gehringer; two daughters, Carman (Raymond) Bryant of Olive Hill and Tonya (Phillip) Nicholas of Covington; six sisters, Mable Jones of Wurtland, Ruth Clarke, Hazel Workman, Louise Helms and Clarissa Roark all of Flatwoods and Pearl Parker of Rush; a brother, Louis Gehringer of Ashland; and four grandchildren, Bridget Nicholas, Stuart Nicholas, Jacob Bryant and Tessa Nicholas.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland by Pastor Tim Wright.
Burial followed in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.
Military graveside services were conducted by the American Legion Post 93 of Kenova, W.Va.
Betty Owens Felty, 83, of Ashland, passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
She was born May 11, 1933, in Catlettsburg, to the late William and Emily Nelson Owens. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Dolores Grubb.
Betty was a member of Summit Missionary Baptist Church and was a devoted homemaker.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 65 years, Nando F. Felty of Ashland; sons Gregory N. (Marta) Felty of Liberty Township, Ohio and Michael J. Felty of Ashland; daughter Lynn (Kevin) Coffey of Russell; sisters Thelma Owens of Ashland, Joan Cole of Ashland and Carol (G.R.) Opell of Catlettsburg; grandchildren Nick (Kristin) Felty, Rebecca (Jason) Mollette, Kristen (Michael) Long and Amy Coffey; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland with Pastor Kevin Meenach officiating.
Burial services followed at Rose Hill Burial Park.
Condolences may be left at steenfuneralhome.com.
Dennis Edward Bass, 85, of Greenup, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at the home of his daughter in Winchester.
He was born in Estelle, W.Va., April 14, 1931, a son of the late Jeremiah and Maggie Austin Bass. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sydney Belle Bass in 1998; four brothers; a sister; and a special friend, Nannie Boggs.
He was retired with 23 years of service with the Chessie System as a carman, he retired with 30 years of service from Allied Wrecking, he was a member of Laborers Union 310, a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, a member of the National Rifle Association and a member of the Kentucky Sheriff Association.
He is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Hays of Winchester; a son, Dennis "Butch" Bass and his wife, Mendi, of Argillite; a brother, Jack E. Bass of North Folk Va.; two grandsons, A.J. Bass and his wife Rachael and Josh Bass; three granddaughters, Katie Robinson and her husband Blake, Jonie Gentz and her husband Corey and Kristie Ptasnik and her husband Ron; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Clyde Bolling.
Burial services followed in Brick Union Cemetery in Lloyd.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice East, 407 Shopper Drive, Winchester, KY 40391.
Condolences may be left at wrightsfuneralhome.com.
James T. "Tom" Blevins, 75, of Greenup, passed peacefully from this life Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at his home surrounded by family.
He was born in Floyd County Feb. 14, 1941, to the late Sam and Oma Blevins. In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters; Glenna Lebeau, JoAnn Miller and Areta Blackburn.
He was a self-employed contractor. Tom was an avid hunter, fisherman and master card player. He spent his final days at home looking out at the ponds and grounds of his farm and spending time with family and friends. He was always ready with a joke or story and loved to hear laughter. He loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and attended Wurtland Church of God and Living Waters Worship Center in Ashland.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of nearly 40 years, Carol Bandfield Blevins; two brothers, Paul Blevins of Argillite and Ed Blevins of Argillite; and two sisters, Vene Hall of Argillite and Wanda Copley of Cannonsburg. His life was devoted to his children, Rita Britton and her husband, Russ of, Boyd County, Rick Woods and his wife, Mary, of Flatwoods, Jimmy Blevins and his wife, Missy, Regina Daniels and her husband, Den, of Boyd County, Chris Blevins of Pennsylvania and Jill Phelps and her husband, Eric, of Catlettsburg; grandchildren, Denny Daniels, Michael Phelps, Megan Blevins, Danton Blevins, Kayla Murphy, Loren Hord, Austin Woods, Stormi Lyon, Josh Britton and Trent Woods; and great-grandchildren, Jenna Murphy, Riley Daniels, Rebecca Hord, Ryan Murphy and Bradley Blevins.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Living Waters Worship Center in Cannonsburg by Pastor Tim French, Bishop Henry Montgomery and the Rev. Donnie Smith.
Burial was in Blevins Memorial Gardens in Argillite.
Music Family Funeral Home in Greenup is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be left at musicffh.com.